One of the most important life factors that people dread most is change. Now why do people dread change? What competitive advantage can change empower your business with? How can you use constant change as a competitive edge to win in business?

While I am not going to answer all these questions in detail; I want to share with you 25 famous life quotes about change from successful entrepreneurs. How do successful entrepreneurs and drop out billionaires use change to their advantage? What business advice do they have for young entrepreneurs with respect to change? Well, I will suggest you read on to find your answers.

25 Famous Life Quotes about Change from Successful Entrepreneurs

1. “The nasty little secret was that I couldn’t read worth a darn. In my case, I still read very slowly to this moment.” – Charles Schwab

2. “If there are things you don’t like in the world you grew up in, make your own life different.” – Dave Thomas

3. “Because what nobody ever understood is that I, too, wanted to be a somebody. But how do you go through life wanting to be a someone and not knowing how?” – Debbi Fields

4. “My first-grade teacher told me I was the dumbest student she ever had. She did me a favor. If she told me I was very smart, I wouldn’t have tried to improve.” – Ernest Gallo

5. “I want to grow. I don’t want to get stuck doing the same thing over and over and think I’m the best at it.” – Gerry Schwartz

6. “The world is changing and so is fashion.” – Giorgio Armani

7. “My mother was always overweight after having six children. I was the youngest, and I never saw her thin. She died when she was only 49 from a stroke. Looking into that mirror, seeing her there in myself, made me realize that if I wanted to live to raise my two daughters, I had to watch my weight.” – Jenny Craig

8. “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” – Jim Rohn

9. “I was facing life for the first time. I was 12 years old, but I felt like a 20 year old. I knew then what life was.” – Li Ka Shing

10. “My new motto is: When you’re through changing, you’re through.” – Martha Stewart

11. “When you’re green, you’re growing. When you’re ripe, you rot. Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?” – Ray Kroc

12. “Don’t be afraid to change the model.” – Reed Hastings

13. “The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore; It will be the fast beating the slow.” – Rupert Murdoch

14. “Records are made to be broken. It is in man’s nature to continue to strive to do just that.” – Richard Branson

15. “Over the past decades…while many businesses have pursued what I call ‘business as usual’, I have been part of a different, smaller business movement, one that tried to put idealism back on the agenda.” – Anita Roddick

16. “All I want to do is change the world.” – W. Clement Stone

17. “The people who resist change will be confronted by the growing number of people who see that better ways are available; thanks to technology.” – Bill Gates

18. “In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.” – J. Paul Getty

19. “Change is vital; improvement is the logical form of change.” – James Cash Penny

20. “What is dangerous is not to evolve.” – Jeff Bezos

21. In today’s rapidly changing world, the people who are not taking risk are the risk takers.” – Rich Dad

22. “Change, before you have to.” – Jack Welch

23. “Remain true to yourself and your philosophy. Changing in the face of adversity will in fact diminish your credibility with your customers.” – Giorgio Armani

24. “I shall argue that strong men conversely know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater purpose.” – Andrew Carnegie

25. “Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.” – Jack Welch